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Google, AT&T to build rival fibre networks in Austin

Wednesday 10 April 2013 | 09:03 CET | News
Google has announced that Austin, Texas, will be its next fibre city, with the first homes connected to the 1Gbps service by mid-2014. Customers who pay an upfront fee to be connected will receive at least 5Mbps service free for seven years. On the same day, Texas-based AT&T announced that it would build a 1Gbps fibre network in Austin as part of its previously announced Project VIP expansion. AT&T expects that its expanded fibre plans in Austin will be granted the same terms and conditions as Google.

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